Samsung Mobile launched a new member into its mid-range M series. The Galaxy M31 is the successor to last year’s Galaxy M30 series designed to compete the likes of Xiaomi and Redmi. brand mostly in India. The Samsung Galaxy M31 is equipped with FHD+ Super AMOLED panel, quad camera, powerful chipset and a massive 6000mAh battery to back it up. This affordable Galaxy smartphone is quite an upgrade when compared to its predecessor.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Key Features
- Screen: 6.4-inch, 19.5:9, FHD+ (1080 x 2340px), Super AMOLED
- Rear camera: 64MP + 8MP + 5MP + 5MP
- Front camera: 32MP
- Chipset: Exynos 9611: octa-core CPU (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53), Mali-G72 MP3 GPU
- Memory: 6/64GB or 6/128GB – 1TB microSD
- OS: Android 10; Samsung One UI 2
- Battery: 6,000mAh
Samsung is one of the few manufacturer that is concerned about its phone design as it is the features embedded within. The Samsung M31 sports a simple but solid quality build. At first glance, the phone have resemblance to the last year M30s smartphone design. It sports a plastic back and side frame but complemented by the glass front. This combination makes the smartphone more durable.
Samsung also bring the trending Infinite U- display notch above design to house the front camera. The Samsung Galaxy M31 display spread across the whole screen, thus, enabling the full view display. M31 comes with a 6.4-inch touchscreen display, and measures a dimension of 159 x 75.1 x 8.9 mm and weighs 191 grams,thus, the surprisingly comfortable holding experience.The back of Samsung M31 housed a quad rear camera setup, flash light and a fingerprint sensor which is well positioned for quick access and adequate functionality.
Samsung Galaxy M31 features a massive 6.4 inch FHD Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display, with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels resulting to 411 ppi pixel density. The mobile phone features a 90.4% screen-to-body ratio and 19.5:9 aspect ratio thus, resulting to 480 Nits brightness which aids the functionality of the full view display and a better viewing experience.
Samsung M31 camera is one of the best mid range phone camera. It packs a quad camera setup on the rear comprising of a 64MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright GW1 sensor for the primary camera, 8MP wide-angle camera with a 123º field of view, a 5MP macro camera, and a 5MP depth sensor. The 64mp primary camera comes with Samsung’s Tetracell pixel binning which effectively gives outputs of 16MP shots., thus, giving the best shot of your best memory.
At the front inside the Infinity-U notch sits a 32MP front camera which comes with a dedicated Night Mode feature. It’s also capable of 4K video recording from both the front and back cameras, as well as super slo-mo and hyper lapse videos.
Like its predecessor, Samsung Galaxy M31 is also powered by Exynos 961, which has been fabricated on an 10nm process. It also features an octa-core processor that clocks up to 2GHz speed and Mali-G72 MP3 GPU card for the best gaming experience.
In terms of memory, Samsung M31 offers 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage on its base model, or 128GB on the higher model. Further you can increase the storage space up to 1TB through the use of dedicated microSD card slot.
Similarly, the Galaxy M31 is also one of the first smartphones to run Android 10 out-of-the-box and toppled with Samsung own One UI skin running on top of the OS.
The smartphone comes with a massive 6000 mAh battery which according to Samsung can easily last for 2 days of usage. It also comes with 15W charger, which provides faster charging compared to 5W standard fast charger.
Samsung 31 also comes with other features which includes a 3.5mm headphone jack, FM radio support, Bluetooth 5.0 and more.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Price
The Galaxy M31 price in Nigeria starts at 78,000 Naira and at Rs 14,999in India for the 64GB memory variant. For the higher model is 85,000 Naira and Rs 15,999 in India. Buy Samsung M31 online in Nigeria at Kara Online Store. Enjoy a quick delivery to any location in Nigeria.
Samsung Galaxy M31 Full Specifications
|Launch||Announced||2020, February 25|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2020, March 5|
|Build||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display||Type||Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.4 inches, 96.7 cm2|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~411 ppi density)|
|Platform||OS||Android 10.0; One UI 2.0|
|Chipset||Exynos 9611 (10nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×1.7 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Memory||Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||64GB 6GB RAM, 128GB 6GB RAM|
|Main Camera||Triple||64 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.2, 12mm (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.2, 25mm (macro), 1/5.0″, 1.12µm
5 MP, f/2.2, (depth)
|Features||LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Video||[email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS|
|Selfie camera||Single||32 MP, f/2.0, 26mm (wide), 1/2.8″, 0.8µm|
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|Radio||FM radio, RDS, recording|
|USB||2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Po 6000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging 15W|
|Misc||Colors||Ocean Blue, Space Black|